Ms Ing-Marie Lindberg-Thörnberg from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden is currently a visiting lecturer at the NWU School of Music for the month of March as part of the Linneaus-Palme exchange programme. She is an expert in the Dalcroze approach to music education and will teach in all the undergraduate music programmes. Ms Lindberg-Thörnberg studied the Dalcroze method as a student of Ebba Burton, Dagmar Wide-Unterkircher, Heléne.
As part of the Linneaus/Palme exchange programme between the School of Music and the Royal College of Music (KMH) in Stockholm, Dr Hannes Taljaard (senior lecturer in music theory and composition) and Dr Kapambwe Lumbwe (post-doctoral fellow) were able to experience the last part of the Swedish summer. For three weeks in September they presented classes and shared their experiences of African music and multi-cultural music education with music education.